2018 Nissan Sentra Nismo Glendale Heights IL

The 2018 Nissan Sentra Nismo in gray and white

When most of us think of performance, we think primarily of speed. There are few things more frustrating, and sometimes even scary, than the inability to accelerate. Putting pedal to metal means an instant rush and satisfaction of moving faster, unless the engine is underpowered. One model where this isn’t a concern? The 2018 Nissan Sentra Nismo. The most powerful trim for this compact sedan offered at your Glendale Heights IL dealership, Glendale Nissan, the Nismo is a favorite every year.

How does the Sentra Nismo compare to other options under the Nissan Sentra nameplate? There are a number of features that make it a stand out option, but the powertrain is the first that comes to mind. Under the hood is a 1.6-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that packs a punch with 188 horsepower and 177 pound-feet of torque. Paired with a standard Xtronic CVT with manual shift mode, the Nismo trim level of the Sentra is fun to drive while remaining efficient. .

Top features of the 2018 Nissan Sentra Nismo

The 2018 Nissan Sentra Nismo isn’t just the top performer for the Sentra lineup, but also the top trim level. This means it offers the most when it comes to style, features and overall customer satisfaction. With a starting MSRP of just $25,790, it’s also a model that won’t break the bank.

Though a performance-focused model isn’t always one that is first thought of as a commuter car, the Sentra Nismo does happen to offer a perfect balance with its EPA-estimated 25 city and 31 highway mpg rating. Simply put, it’s fun to drive without punishing you every time you fill up the tank.

What about features? The Sentra Nismo comes standard with top features like built-in navigation, voice recognition, hands-free text messaging assistant, Bluetooth hands-free phone, Siri Eyes Free, a rearview monitor, Nissan Intelligent Key with remote keyless entry, push-button ignition and trunk release, power windows and locks, dual-zone climate control and more.

Because the Sentra Nismo is modeled after the performance and motorsports branch, it naturally has a few aesthetic features available only on this trim. Among these are 18-inch Nismo wheels, an aerodynamic body kit, Nismo-tuned suspension and steering and Nismo interior trim with signature red accents.

Want to know how it feels to drive the 2018 Nissan Sentra Nismo? Stop by Glendale Heights for a test drive.

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